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U.S.: Chinese jet makes 'unsafe' intercept of Air Force plane

<b>(CNN) —</b> A U.S. Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft flying Tuesday in international airspace over the East China Sea was intercepted in an "unsafe manner" by a Chinese J-10 fighter jet, several defense officials tell CNN.<p>The Chinese jet was never closer than 100 feet to the U.S. aircraft, but …

Military

How To Get Your Flight Attendant To Love You

Ever wondered how to get that extra bag of pretzels during a flight?<p>Flight attendants have a lot of power in the skies, and it turns out some simple, easy-to-follow rules can be the difference between a stressful travel experience and an extra pleasant one.<p>While most airlines prohibit flight …

Flying

Iran vows to end Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen rebels

Iran has said it will use all its influence to broker a peace deal for Yemen in order to end Saudi-led air strikes against the Houthi rebels.<p>"We are a major force in the region and we have relations with all groups in various countries, and we are going to use that in order to bring everybody to …

Huawei Launches 5.2" P8 Flagship Smartphone and P8max Phablet

Huawei has announced the newest flagship to join its smartphone range today in the form of the Ascend P8, a successor to 2014’s P7 device.<p>The handset keeps the same solid metal chassis as previous models. The company said it has a “completely flat” design to make it sleeker, stronger and more …

Mobile Technology

To Boost China Sales, Amazon Tries Alibaba Partnership

Ever since Amazon.com entered China about a decade ago, the company has been fighting a futile battle in the country’s burgeoning e-commerce sector. Domestic rivals Alibaba Group and JD.com now control about 90% of the market, leaving little space for the world’s largest Internet retailer. Now …

eCommerce